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Taxon: Aloe arborescens Mill.

 
Genus: Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Nomen number: 2510
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Aloe no. 3. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: source of aloesin, aloenin, & aloesone

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia]

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)

    Northern America
    • North America

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Aloe+arborescens&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:457. Note: mentions
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Reynolds, G. W. 1974. The aloes of South Africa, ed. 3.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1980. Flora europaea. 5:21. Note: naturalized
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  18. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. 2009. Medicinal plants of South Africa Note: Briza Publications, Pretoria, South Africa

Check other web resources for Aloe arborescens Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2510. Accessed 24 July 2019.